'''Édouard Marie Herriot''' (; 5 July 1872 – 26 March 1957) was a French Radical Party (France)|Radical
politician of the French Third Republic|Third Republic
who served three times as Prime Minister of France|Prime Minister
and for many years as President of the Chamber of Deputies.
[ He was leader of the first Cartel des Gauches.
Hérriot was born at Troyes, France on 5 July 1872. He served as Mayor (France)|Mayor of Lyon from 1905 until his death, except for a brief period from 1942 to 1945, when he was exiled to Germany for opposing Vichy France|the Vichy regime. As mayor, Herriot improved relations between municipal government and local unions, increased public assistance funds, and launched an urban renewal... ]